In 1987 the stubbornly prescient boss of the Los Angeles Philharmonic shocked the musical world when he called for the end of orchestras. Burn them, he said. They bore, bum out and burn out musicians.
The Times called Andrew Norman’s “Sustain” the best piece of new music in 2018, and on Wednesday the Grammy Awards nominators hinted they just might agree. “Sustain” earned Grammy nominations in two key
Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic are including two substantial scores new to London in their three-concert residency at the Barbican. Their final programme will preface Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony